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Arts Council NI Creative Support Fund for Small to Medium sized organisations

Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA, has announced a new Creative Support Fund worth £500,000 of public funding to support Small to Medium sized arts organisations in Northern Ireland during the Coronavirus crisis.

The Department for Communities is contributing £1 million to support arts organisations:

  • £500,000 to support small- to medium-sized arts organisations with individual grants of up-to £25,000
  • £500,000 held to monitor demand across the Organisations and Artists Emergency Programmes and allocated as projects develop.

The fund will open for applications on Monday 1st June. Please watch Arts Council website and social media for application opening announcement. More information will be available here on June 1st 2020.